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The Three Ages of Man

1821
Raphael Morghen (Italian, 1758–1833), After Baron François Pascal Simon Gérard (French, 1770–1837)


Catalogue Raisonné

Halsey 003, apparently a state between the Third Trial Proof and i/v (the sky is completely engraved); Apell 46, a state before i/iii; Le Blanc 103, a state before i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 57.7 x 70.2 cm (22 11/16 x 27 5/8 in.) Platemark: 53.4 x 61.5 cm (21 x 24 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P13699

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left and bottom right, stamped in gray ink, the mark of Juan Jorge (John J.) Peoli, New York and Havana (1825-1893)(Lugt 2020); verso, lower left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center and upper right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Juan Jorge (John J.) Peoli, New York and Havana (1825-1893)(Lugt 2020); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund